Eric Garner Essay.docx - Narly Cange Eric Garner Eric Garner was a man that was seen on a video accused of illegally selling cigarettes and was brought

Eric Garner Essay.docx - Narly Cange Eric Garner Eric...

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Narly Cange January 27, 2014 Eric Garner Eric Garner was a man that was seen on a video accused of illegally selling cigarettes and was brought down by a chokehold by a police officer named Daniel Pantaleo. There are many opinions in this case. The public think that it needs justice. The Staten Island jury saw the same video as everyone, the one showing a group of New York City police officers swarming and killing an armed black man. The New York Post article stated that “Eric Garner was a career petty criminal who’d experienced dozens of arrests, but had learned nothing from them.” However, cops are there to get rid of the bad guys on the streets, but the police need to be cautious when trying to arrest people they suspect that they have been doing bad things in the streets. Cops should not just act on a case with too much power because that gets the public attention. There are two sides to every story. According to the New York Times they reported that “Mr. Garner’s death was officially ruled a homicide. It is not possible to pierce the secrecy of the
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